BensBeat Top 25 Albums of 2020

Without further ado, here are the best full-length project this trash fire of a year had to offer, including some fantastic storytelling and truly innovative masterpieces. It's been a great year of music, but thank goodness it's over. Happy New Year! Honourable Mentions: beabadoobee - Fake It FlowersCarly Rae Jepsen - Dedicated Side BThe Chicks … Continue reading BensBeat Top 25 Albums of 2020

Rapid Fire Reviews (Justin Timberlake, Black Panther, Rich Brian)

I've been pretty busy lately with midterms and the Olympics but a couple of these rapid fire posts should get things back on track! Justin Timberlake - Man of the Woods Timberlake’s fifth studio album and his first in five years follows one of the best pop albums of the decade with a confusing amalgamation … Continue reading Rapid Fire Reviews (Justin Timberlake, Black Panther, Rich Brian)

Rapid Fire Reviews (Chris Stapleton, Miguel, Big Sean)

Chris Stapleton - From A Room: Volume 2 Country/soul superstar Chris Stapleton releases the second half of his From A Room series, following the excellent Volume 1 early this year. Despite mostly restraining himself from the explosive moments and outlaw country lyrics on this second half, opting instead for safer, pleasant balladry, Stapleton’s vocal talent … Continue reading Rapid Fire Reviews (Chris Stapleton, Miguel, Big Sean)

Chris Stapleton – From A Room: Volume 1

Fresh off his Grammy win (and Album of the Year nomination!) for his debut album, Traveller, Chris Stapleton is back to offer another brief compilation of tracks showcasing his outstanding voice. From A Room: Volume 1 blends together Stapleton's brand of outlaw country music with aspects of soul, blues and southern rock, genres which better accommodate the … Continue reading Chris Stapleton – From A Room: Volume 1